Thursday, July 31, 2014   

Nikkei finishes higher on Wall St rise and weaker yen
(07-15 14:34)

Tokyo stocks closed 0.64 percent higher Tuesday, tracking a rise on Wall Street and with the weaker yen supporting exporter shares, while traders await congressional testimony by US Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen.
The Nikkei 225 index rose 98.34 points to finish at 15,395.16 while the Topix index of all first-section issues rose 0.65 percent, or 8.22 points, to 1,273.68. --AFP   
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